Stuck in the Middle?

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Stuck in the Middle?
Dave Coley, USA
Why is getting stuck in the middle (=mixing the 3 types of competitive advantage) so problematic? Could an intelligent mix of these 3 be preferable?

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Gary Hawkins, UK
If a firm does not dedicate itself to one of the 3...

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Magnus, Sweden
Porter mentioned that is is possible that firms cr...

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Jane, USA
As it happens I am just reading an interesting sho...

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David, New Zealand
From experience I think that practically 'stuck in...

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C J Jacobs, Netherlands
A common theme of current strategic thinking is th...

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Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
In Competitive Advantage (p 17) Porter says: "A fi...

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Fereidoon, Student (MBA), Iran
Don't forget trade-off because of them you can't b...

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Adeola Olisawo, Student (University), United Kingdom
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